From 15th of March we are pleased to inform you that the hotel restaurant will have in the kitchen the renowned chef Marco Raitano assisted by the advice of the starred Chef Daniel Facen.
Marco Raitano was born in Bergamo from Sicilian parents and from his family, especially from his grandmother, he learns the art of good eating. After compulsory education, he decides to take the kitchen route, where he meets Chef Daniel Facen.
Facen recognizes in him remarkable talents and imposes him years of apprenticeship in various restaurants under his direction. After a few years, Marco enters in fact in the starred kitchen of Facen, from Commis de Cuisine he becomes Chef De Partie and then Sous Chef. Marco feels the desire to experience other, so he starts to work with Chef Alfio Ghezzi. After this experience, he goes back to Facen as a Sous Chef.
The two work together again for a few years. After more than 10 years of close collaboration, Daniel Facen understands that for Marco it's time to wear "the hat" of Chef.
Despite the friendship that binds them, Marco is ready for a great adventure, and Facen decides to entrust him with the kitchen of the San Gemini Palace, certain that he is worth to the project and the demanding requests of the owners.
Marco Raitano puts all his experience and his great gifts in the kitchen of this little gem in the historic center on the hills of Umbria. Worthy of note is his versatility, which ranges from classic cuisine to creative cuisine, in addition to the great experience gained in the kitchen of scientific research.